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Poland / Riots #8800

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 18, 1970
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(Studio) Polish riots continue; government tries to pacify people upset over incrd. food prices.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Gdansk, Poland) Workers protest high cost of essential items. [Reporter Anders THUNBERG - describes riots in port city; says police crushed protestors, barred reporters from area; much looting; government bldgs. burned; all types people involved.] Polish television shows scenes of work as usual.
REPORTER: George Watson

(DC) Polish Army will crush uprising before USSR does; rioters have no chance of overthrowing government
REPORTER: John Scali

Reasoner, Harry;
Scali, John;
Watson, George

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